43 Search Results for:

You Bet: The Betfair Story and How Two Men Changed the World of Gambling
Colin Cameron

The fascinating tale of how one company spawned a huge international business success story, created legions of new gamblers and revolutionised the worlds of gambling and sport for ever.

In 2000 a company called Betfair, founded by Andrew Black and Ed Wray, began trading. Since then, the brainchild of these two contrasting English innovators has meant the world of gambling, sport, the Internet, government attitudes to betting and public perceptions of what is behind a 'flutter' haven't

Publisher:
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
Stuff Matters: Genius, Risk and the Secret of Capitalism
Harry Bingham

A counter-blast to the bashing of capitalism and a fresh and bold re-evaluation of the fundamentals that turn genius into hard currency.

Harry Bingham used to be an economist and a banker and thought he understood money. Then, in autumn 2008, the world stood on the edge of calamity and Harry realised that all the things he knew had been proven utterly wrong.

So, he decided to go back to first principles, to meet the people who make the money - the entrepreneurs and inventors,

search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
Branson
Tom Bower

The sensational critical biography of this phenomenal entrepreneur and his business practices – fully updated to cover Branson’s recent ventures.

No British tycoon is more popular, few claim to be richer and none has masterminded a more recognisable brand than Richard Branson. What is behind the success of the buccaneering balloonist, the tabloids’ favourite celebrity nude, the ‘grinning jumper’ and the scourge of corporate goliaths?

Helped by eyewitness accounts of more than

Publisher:
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
The Entrepreneurial Imperative: How America's Economic Miracle Will Reshape the World (and Change Your Life)
Carl J. Schramm

In 2004, Carl Schramm, president of the Kauffman Foundation, the world's leading foundation for entrepreneurship, published a groundbreaking essay with a radical premise: that Americans literally have no conception of the secret that truly underlies our economic success, and that for the United States to survive and continue to lead the world's economy, it is imperative we learn to understand and employ that secret.

The secret that has led the American economy to become the

Publisher:
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
Source: The Inner Path of Knowledge Creation
Jaworski, Joseph
Picking up where he left off in his bestselling book Synchronicity (over 150,000 copies sold), Joseph Jaworski tells the story his and his colleagues’ discovery of the ultimate Source of visionary leadership, transformation, and breakthrough innovation.
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
Invisible Capital: How Unseen Forces Shape Entrepreneurial Opportunity
Rabb, Chris
Writer, consultant and speaker Chris Rabb coined the term "invisible capital" to represent the unseen forces that dramatically impact entrepreneurial viability when a good attitude, a great idea, and hard work simply aren't enough. In his book, Invisible Capital: How Unseen Forces Shape Entrepreneurial Opportunity, Rabb puts forth concrete and effective ways entrepreneurs and their advocates can build and grow sustainable enterprises amid these unseen forces created by society's uneven
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
The New Entrepreneurial Leader: Developing Leaders Who Shape Social and Economic Opportunity
Greenberg, Danna, McKone-Sweet, Kate, Wilson, H. James
Our economic crisis has shown that we need a fundamentally new kind of business leader—able to make ethical decisions in the face of strategic unknowns, serve the environment and society while also serving the needs of investors and shareholders, and understand how their personality and the social context in which they operate impacts their leadership. This book lays out a compelling model for creating and developing these new entrepreneurial leaders.
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
The Business Solution to Poverty: Designing Products and Services for Three Billion New Customers
Polak, Paul, Warwick, Mal
How can the world’s nearly 3 billion who live on $2 a day or less be lifted out of poverty? Paul Polak (bestselling author of Out of Poverty) and the organizations he has founded have pioneered methods that have already helped nearly 20 million of the world’s poorest people to get out of poverty without charitable or government handouts. Now Polak teams with social entrepreneur and author Mal Warwick (bestselling author of Values-Driven Business) to reveal the keys for entrepreneurs, businesses,
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
Working at Warp Speed: The New Rules for Project Success in a Sped-Up World
Flicker, Barry
Everyone is a project manager-projects are what all of us do day in and day out. Skillful project management is fundamental to survival in today's warp-speed world. Yet it is often misunderstood, leading to unrealistic deadlines, poorly defined goals, and wasted time. The secret to successful project management, argues Barry Flicker, is making and keeping clear commitments-far easier said than done in a time of complex, cross-departmental projects and sometimes unclear lines of authority.
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
Hungry Start-up Strategy: Creating New Ventures with Limited Resources and Unlimited Vision
Cohan, Peter S.
A celebrated professor and practitioner of entrepreneurship provides the definitive handbook on entrepreneurial strategy. Based on more than 150 case studies of successful business that started from the ground up.
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite